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Nov 8, 2012 7:00am PST
, connecticut and washington, d.c. >>> 7:05. president obama is back in washington, d.c. this morning. still facing the challenges of a divided congress. the president and his family returned to the white house overnight. before returning to washington, the president called congressional leaders and urged them to work together in a spirit of bipartisanship to cut through the gridlock. coming up at 7:15, the chances the president and congress will be able to keep the country from going off a fiscal cliff at the end of the year. >>> we're just three hours away from the grand opening of the paragam outlets in livermore and shoppers are expected to turn out in big numbers. claudine wong is live there with the impact this is expected to have on the economy. >> reporter: good morning. 130 stores. a lot of people looking for bargains. you have a big boost to the community. i want you to take a look down here. you can see a lot of folks down there, just starting to show up. they are getting the stores ready. these are all folks who want to make sure that everyone is exactly right when people show up
FOX
Nov 7, 2012 7:00am PST
them to do it. >>> well, there are new fears of political gridlock in washington. the challenge facing congress as america approaches the fits cal clinch. >>> and trouble on eastbound 24 and find out why westbound 24 is a mess headed the other way. "mornings on 2" starts now. >>> well, good morning to you. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> good morning. i'm tori campbell. it's wednesday, november 7th. this morning, the state of florida remains too close to call but president obama has more than the 270 electoral votes needed to win re- election. the race was called after the president captured several battleground states including ohio, colorado, wisconsin and iowa. [ cheers ] >> thousands of supporters cheered as the president, first lady and their two daughters emerged at the victory party. >> while our road has been hard, while our journey has been long, we have picked ourselves up. we have fought our way back and we know in our hearts that for the united states of america the best is yet to come. >> president obama and his family spent the in chicago. >>> mitt romney m
FOX
Nov 9, 2012 7:00am PST
about avoiding that cliff. boehner said he's "the most reasonable guy in washington." he believes he can find common ground with the president. >>> 7:04. they are still counting votes in florida from tuesday's election. but mitt romney's top campaign official in florida now says president obama will win the state. president obama leads romney in florida. the romney campaign in florida says it only expects the president's lead in the state to grow as more ballots are counted. president obama won the election even without florida's 29 electoral college votes. >>> schools are scrambling to readjust their budgets after the passing of the proposition in california. schools will receive $14 billion more over the next four years than they would have if the measure had failed. high-earning californians may have to recalculate their budgets. under prop 30, people making more than $250,000 a year will pay up to 3% more in income taxes than in previous years. that's retroactive. and the sales tax is going up .25. >>> in a short while, some people will get extra help for the holidays. janine de la v
FOX
Nov 6, 2012 7:00am PST
of the battleground states but not by much. reporting live, from washington, d.c. alison burns ktvu channel 2 news. >> now this emphasis on the battleground states in the presidential race is relatively new. president obama and mitt romney campaigned in only 10 states since the political conventions. compared to back in the 1960s presidential election john f. kennedy he campaigned in 49 states. and richard nixon visited all 50 states. some political experts say the current practice of focusing on so few states that distorts the entire electoral process. >>> it's 7:17. a ktvu field poll suggest fewer ballots will be cast today in california compared to the 2008 presidential election. despite a record number of people registering to vote. poll estimates about 12.75 million people will actually cast ballots in the state this year. that's compared to 13.74 million in 2008. one theory suggest people were more motivated four years ago because of the historic nature of the obama candidacy. >>> on the flip side voters using mail-in ballots are expected to reach a new high. field poll expects 51% to vote e
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Nov 19, 2012 7:00am PST
. broadwell spent last week at her brother's home in washington, d.c. a friend of broadwell's says she deeply regrets the damage that's been done to her family and everyone else's. and she's trying to repair the damage and move forward. >>> new this morning, president obama is making the last stop of his whirlwind tour of southeast asia. he's now attending an east asian summit in cambodia. alison burns is in our washington, d.c. newsroom with how the president is making history on this trip. alison? >> reporter: tori, he's the first american president to visit cambodia. here is a look at president obama's arrival for the east asia summit. white house officials say the president had a tense meeting earlier with the prime minister of cambodia because president obama spent most of the meeting raising concerns about human rights issues. president obama received an incredibly warm welcome and as he visited myanmar yesterday, the country had long been considered an outcast. the president praised its progress but made clear that the u.s. support would disappear if the democratic reforms were not con
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Nov 21, 2012 7:00am PST
is in our washington, d.c. with the role that hillary clinton is playing trying to end the violence. alison? >> reporter: secretary clinton is in egypt right now after meetings with israeli and palestinian leaders. she issued a statement this morning calling the bus explosion in tel aviv a terrorist attack. at least 18 people were hurt. three seriously. hamas praised the attack but did not claim responsibility. secretary clinton says the u.s. strongly condemns the bombing and is ready to provide any assistance that israel requires. there were high hopes for a truce when she arrived in israel less than 24 hours ago but the bombing and israel's response launching new attacks in gaza is a dramatic setback. she's still pushing for a longer term solution. >> the goal must be security and advances the security of palestinians and israelis. >> there are reports that the tentative outline of a truce calls for a 72-hour cease-fire to give more time for some sort of diplomatic breakthrough. reporting live from washington, d.c., alison burns, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> 7:17. new this morning, general jo
FOX
Nov 1, 2012 7:00am PDT
:00 this morning near the corner of grant and washington. deputies say a man in his 30s was drinking and driving, hit the pole and then left. they caught up with him four miles away. then the chp was brought this to give a test. they arrested him on suspicious of dui. right now 45 customers are without power and we spoke to one neighbor through the wires that now drape across his driveway. >> just woke up and tell me -- big crash and we woke up. the guy was gone. >> reporter: now you can see the traffic lights are out in this section. chp is monitoring traffic making sure everybody slows down especially in this rain. if you look at this pole you can seat wood and where it snapped off at base right there. pg&e crews say because of that they will have to replace that entire pole and this is a job that will take all day. . >> thank you. its been a wet morning drive for bay area drivers after rain moved in overnight. here is what it looked like on the jackson street off ramp southbound 980. you can see flooding created dangerous conditions. roads were slick heading toward the bay bridge. we will c
FOX
Nov 2, 2012 7:00am PDT
and neck. the washington post tracking poll shows 49% of likely voters across the country port president obama while 48% say they are voting for his republican challenger mitt romney. >>> your time is 7:03. in overnight news a san francisco apartment fire could have been a lot worse according to neighbors. if one man would have not sumped into action. the fire started at 10:30 last night on balboa street in the richmond district. a man who lives in the building filmed this video. he talked to a neighbor who was fighting the flames with a fire extinguisher before the firefighters arrived. [ inaudible ] >> the firefighters are telling us at least one person has been displaced. the cause of the fire is still under investigation. >>> a man in san jose is very lucky to be alive this morning. thanks to his dog who helped save him from his burning house. fire broke out on ivy creek circle about 9:00 last night. crews say the dog kept barking. woke up the man who then took three of his dogs and then ran out of the house. one of his dogs though did not get out and died in the fire. firefighters a
FOX
Nov 16, 2012 7:00am PST
report from washington on when he are hearing lawmaker who heard him testify. >>> the fbi agent who started the investigation that led to the resignation said a shirtless photograph of him found in the e-mail of jill kelley was meant as a joke. fredricks humphries said he was making fun of himself and it wasn't sexual. it shows him posing with a pair of dummies. everybody thought they looked like him so hee mailed the photograph to friends with a caption saying which one is fred? >> it is 7:08. a memorial is planned in vallejo this weekend to remember an officer killed in the line of duty. its been one year since the officer was allegedly shot and killed by henry smith junior accused of leading police on a chase after he robbed a bank the memorial is planned for tomorrow morning on the steps of city hall. the suspect will appear in court for his hearing on november 27th. >> we have major east bay traffic problems. sal has the information. >> reporter: we have the problems at the toll plaza because of that earlier crash, happened much earlier. the traffic is getting a little better
FOX
Nov 25, 2012 7:00am PST
treated for a serious injuries after the state department in washington d.c., they were working on ductwork when the fire sparked up yesterday morning. one suffered life-threatening injuries. the other two are seriously hurt but expected to survive. the building was evacuated for a short time. >>> the white house and cok may have reached a deal. they have a few weeks to reach the deal before the country falls over the fiscal cliff. we are updated as lawmakers return to washington this week from their holiday break. >> reporter: after meeting with president obama before the thanksgiving holiday,. >> i want to welcome the congressional leadership here. >> reporter: congressional leaders expressed optimism to reaching more in tax increases and that is to take effect next year. >> constructive meeting with the president to talk about america's physical problem. >> we have the cornerstones of being able to work something out. >> reporter: they have been working behind the scenes to find common ground. the sticking points how to bring in more tax revenue and reduce spending on program
FOX
Nov 26, 2012 7:00am PST
-- always in view with rain likely. >>> happening now -- you are looking at live pictures from washington, d.c. of the official capitol christmas tree. it arrived just moments ago. you can see it there lying horizontally. it's a 65-foot tree. it's being delivered from white river national forest in colorado. the tree will be covered with 5,000 ornaments and it will be lit by house speaker, john boehner, doing the honors to power that tree on december 4th. so look forward to that. but pretty shot there. >> how would you like to deck kate that -- decorate that. >> yeah. >>> why a gas company president is defending a worker who caused the massive explosion in massachusetts. [chanting] >>> and what's happening in egypt after several days of violent clashes after the new leader's power grab. you know how much grandma wanted to be here for your fist christmas? you see grandma lives waaaay down here, and you live way up here. brian, your cousin, he's a little bit older than you, he lives here, in chicago. and your aunt lisa lives here, in baltimore. uncle earnie? waaay out in hawaii. but don't you
FOX
Nov 27, 2012 7:00am PST
initial explanation about the attacks in libya. jamie dupree has more from washington, d.c. via skype. >> reporter: there is a lot of talk that she will be nominated for the position of secretary of state. rice is here this morning meeting with senators john mcan, lindsey graham and others in the basement of the capitol. you can see a stakeout that's down there where vee with -- where we have microphones set up. we're hoping to hear from some senators later this morning about this meeting. rice has taken a lot of flack for her explanation on the talk shows about what happened on the attacks in libya on that u.s. facility in benghazi where four republicans were killed. a lot of republicans said she was basically relating a story that was not true about how this attack was fostered and caused by that anti-muslim video that's proven not to be so. but after briefings by intelligence officials. it seems like things are softening, after senators think maybe she was given that explanation by u.s. intelligence and it was not her own volition. we'll have to see what comes out of these mootings
FOX
Nov 20, 2012 7:00am PST
from our washington, d.c. newsroom, secretary of state, hillary clinton, now on her way to jerusalem to help try to work out a cease-fire. alison? >> reporter: dave, this is new this morning. egypt's president, who has been taking the lead in the negotiations, now says he believes a cease-fire is imminent. secretary of state, hillary clinton, will be meeting with israel's prime minister in about five hours in jerusalem. then she heads to the west bank to meet with palestinian leaders and finally to chiro rowe to consult with -- cairo to consult with egyptian officials. the death toll is climbing in israel as israel strikes there. hamas is launching more attacks on israeli cities. israel has agreed to put its planned offensive on hold now to give limited time for diplomacy. a white house aide described secretary clinton's challenging mission. >> to support a de-escalation of the violence and a durable outcome that ends the rockets in the israeli cities and ensures a broader calm. >> reporter: meanwhile, u.s. navy ships are returning to the med tear rainian to be on stand by in case am
FOX
Nov 22, 2012 7:00am PST
by volunteering at a washington, d.c., area food bank. >>> time is 7:05. the festivities, they have begun in san jose's fame miss turkey trot -- famous turkey trot. we are in san jose in the middle of everything and i'm looking over your shoulder, this is one of the biggest thanksgiving day races in the country. >> reporter: yeah, that's right, and the costume contest is about to get underway. you can see there's some great costumes. there's indiana jones, we have super mario brothers, a robot. and even pacman, and it's going to be a lot of fun, judging is about to start, but in the next 45 minutes, the first race will begin. now, this is video of last year's turkey trot. it's the second largest race of its kind on thanksgiving day. a majority are participating in the 5 and 10 k. organizers have extended the deadline until 8:00 a.m., and we started seeing a lot more people starting to show up, and getting warmed up to race. >> i feel it's cool, like it's intimidated, but the fact that there are so many people you don't know, it's encouraging you to -- >> are you excited about burning calories? >
FOX
Nov 29, 2012 7:00am PST
united nations recognition. allison burns in washington, to tell us why the secretary of state said this could hurt the chance of ever reaching peace with israel. >> reporter: her concern is that the vote would rise tensions with israel president palestine is likely to get their way. they see this upgraded status with the united nations would be a significant step toward independent statehood. this is video from palestine tv of rallies ahead of the united nations vote. after their failed bid last year today they are trying a different approach. they are asking for nonmember swerver status like the vatican. >> for the world to start to rectify a grave historical injustice that the palestine ans have undergone beginning the creation of the state of israel in 1948. >> the un vote comes after a week of a cease fire. the president needs the vote to boost his own authority but the united states said any hope of restarting peace talks between israel and palestine would be set back. reporting live from washington dc. allison burns. >> all right. today the president invites romney for lun
FOX
Nov 4, 2012 7:00am PST
to washington streets. one lane will be closed on the northbound side from noon today until 5:00 a.m. tomorrow. crews are also going to be working throughout the week. there will be detours but the city is urging drivers to just avoid that area if at all possible. let's take a live look, there is the incline to the bay bridge. check out what a difference a day makes if you haven't turned your clocks back. then you might be confused with the time right now. but it is 7:11 on the clock. we do want to update you on that traffic problem on 880 in oakland though. still no word on when that will be open. that is southbound at 880 going into oakland. if you are coming from the city, that might effect you. it looks like we have an overturned vehicle in one of the lanes. >>> oakland a's makes a deal. who the team signed and the controversy around them. >>> and remembering a hero. what is now being done in his name. >>> and cyclist lance armstrong makes a burning impression on a town in england. they're just a few of the californians who took it on themselves to send you a message about what they need t
FOX
Nov 5, 2012 7:00am PST
washington, d.c. newsroom with the latest poll numbers that show alison after months of campaigning, millions of dollars spent, are we still at a tie? >> the let's take a look here at the latest polls that show the popular vote is still up for grabs. a rasmussen poll this morning out shows mitt romney up by 1. a cell phone poll shows a tie, pew has obama up by 1. nbc, may up by 1. here's the rally in central florida and he also heads to virginia, ohio and new hampshire, calling on his supporters to get to the polls. >> we thank you. we ask you to stay at it all the way, all the way to victory on tuesday night. >> reporter: president obama makes one last argument to voters today in wisconsin and ohio and ends his day in i. >> you on the one hand, you can -- iowa. >> on the one hand, you can return to the policies or you can join me on building a future that will build a strong middle-class future. >> reporter: mitt romney will have kid rock as his rally tonight and president obama will have j-z at his rally tonight -- jay-z at his rally tonight. >>> political analysts are talking about what wo
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Nov 14, 2012 7:00am PST
-- democrat. >> and here's nancy pelosi coming out. representing a new resurgent of knee male washington revelers. >> she's been serving her district for 25 years. she's 75. she's been a major force of the bills that have passed of. even after the 2010 election, her party lost 63% but she was reelect the democratic leader and she's about to make an announcement. let's listen in to the hughes minority leader speaking -- to the house minority leader speaking. >> okay. i think that means most are coming. more are coming. yesterday, when we gathered her, i began my comments standing here with our new members of congress by saying a picture is worth a thousand words. i said and i stand now that this picture is worth millions of vote. millions of votes. millions of women's vote that it took to re-elect president obama. [ cheers ] >> yay! >> reporter: millions of women's votes who helped us elect a record number of women to the congress of the united states. recall as you look forward, understand that you are looking into the future of the empower important. these women are part of the most di
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Nov 15, 2012 7:00am PST
and washington state just legalized pot, but now they have to figure out how high is too high to drive? with alcohol, police can test the driver's blood alcohol content. but with marijuana, not so easy. there's no widely available test. lawmakers in colorado have tried and they failed to set a limit for marijuana users. the new marijuana law in washington state toss set a blood test limit for marijuana, but lawmakers are already getting set to challenge it. >>> sal, what's happening on the roads? >> we have some slow traffic in the east bay, because of a crash in fremont that's being cleared away, southbound 880 as you head out to the number you the freeway. this crash has made a mess of the morning commute. heading south from 238 heading to fremont, give yourself plenty of extra time. they are clearing up the crash.. it is just a terrible mess. moving along and looking at the live pictures, this is 280 northbound, looks better than it normally does. it looks good driving up through downtown san jose, slow around the corner into the valley. at the bay bridge toll plaza, steady and slow
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Nov 28, 2012 7:00am PST
about these vital issues, i think is bad add -- bad advice. >> reporter: reporting live from washington, d.c. alison burns, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> 400,000 unemployed californians are closely watching the fiscal cliff. that's because benefits are due to expire december 29th unless congress extends them. >>> well, texas city leaders are asking for advanced warning in the event same-sex becomes formally legalized. this coming friday, the u.s. court will decide whether to review the challenge to prop 8. california's voter apressured ban on gay marriage. now, if the high court refusing to -- refuses to hear the case, the earlier ruling would make same-sex marriage legal in california. if that happens, they would need at least 24 hours to prepare for a flood of marriage license requests. >>> andre ward will defend his titles in two months. the super middleweight champ will fight his opponent in los angeles on january 27th. he defeated dawson in the oracle arena in september. he's undefeated since winning gold at the 2004 summer olympics. >>> oakland as players are donating some of their pla
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Nov 30, 2012 7:00am PST
. allison burns is in the washington dc newsroom to tell us what's at stake at the court. >> reporter: we have a crew at the court now, same sex couples in california and across the country are eggerly awaiting any news today from the justices, they are going to go behind closed doors to decide if they will take up several challenges to gay marriage laws, including california's ban on gay marriage proposition eight. supporters are hoping the court will let a allower court decision stand that overturned proposition eight. the city attorney of san francisco said if that happens couples could marry almost immediately. >> we want to be prepared if marriages do start to number one have staff ono hand, to preform them. >> reporter: the justices are also going to announce if they will consider whether same sex marriage deserves equal treatment under federal law and if the government's defense of marriage act that defines marriage as one man and one woman is constitutional. >> do we have any idea of what we may hear a decision in. >> in. >> reporter: we have been hearing a lot of different si
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Nov 13, 2012 7:00am PST
allen is in washington right now. he was supposed to hear at a confirmation hearing to be the commander of american forces in europe. but that meeting is now on hold. >>> 7:07. today at the white house, president obama meets with labor leaders to discuss ways to avoid the fiscal cliff. coming up at 7:5, the president's vatgy on getting -- the president's strategy on getting this fixed. >>> sal, you've had your hands full this morning. >> yeah, things are finally beginning to settle a lot bit, dave and tori. yeah, we had a couple of early problems that made the commute rough. it has not been all that bad when it comes crashes. we've had a few -- comes to crashes. we've had a few. at the bay bridge toll plaza, it's backed up for about a 10 to 15-minute wait. it's not quite as crowded as i thought it would be. and contra costa county, we had some problems on antioch 4. getting out to concord. 7:09, let's go to steve. sunrise over the big, big city. we have a few clouds overall. on the coast, it's on the mild side. a lot of 50s in san francisco. mostly sunny, warmer today. it will be warmer
FOX
Nov 10, 2012 7:00am PST
of excessive force. >> it's the shake up in washington that nobody saw coming. the director of the cia stepped down because of an affair. nicole collins has more. >> reporter: cia director stepping down, admitting he had an affair. the retired four star general saying in a letter that such behavior is unacceptable both as a husband and as the leader of an organization such as this. >> he has led america through some very, very, very difficult times. i think many of us are surprised that these kind of things happen. >> reporter: the general's affair with his biographer was revealed in the course of an fbi investigation. she was with him in afghanistan from july 2010 to july 2011. he was been married for nearly 40 years. they met when he was a cadet at west point. he led a 37 year career in the army eventually leading the military campaigns in iraq and afghanistan. the president issuing i statement saying that my thoughts and prayers are with the couple. i wish them the best at this difficult time. the general was sworn in as cia director in september 2011. he resigned day as head of key hear u
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Nov 17, 2012 7:00am PST
to berma. . before the president left washington in this morning's weekly address he called for congress to extend the middle class tax cut. >> that's what drives me. that's what i campaigned on for the past year. that's what will gliadine in our work over the next four years. i'm willing to work with anyone of any party to move this country forward. >> the president also sounded positive about his meeting with congressional leaders. he said both parties are committed to rebussing the deficit and strengthening the economy which includes coming up with a deal to avoid the impending fiscal cliff. the impact of falling off that cliff could be horrible. in eight minutes a look at some of the people and programs that would be hit the hardest. >> a deputy sheriff accused of robbing a bank is scheduled to be in court on monday. yesterday we first aired this surveillance photograph. it was taken from video that was shot ten days ago as he stole $1,700 from a bank. authorities say that the photograph shows the 36-year- old deputy, police say his fingerprints were found on the note handed to th
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Nov 24, 2012 7:00am PST
could also endanger the future of charities. nonprofit organizations are telling washington they can't survive if their funding is slashed. congress is considering a proposal that would cut from 35 to 28% the amount wealthy americans could write off in donations. >> a 1% decline in giving to american higher education would result in a loss of $300 million a year to colleges and universities. >> they have launched a new lobby including a website asking charities to contact their members of congress. >> the turkeys that didn't go to the thanksgiving table will be dished up because of the south of market store. more than 200 of their unsold fresh turkeys were frozen and donated to saint anthony's. they provide food for homeless, seniors and the working poor. they said that the need for food is still greater than ever, not just on the holidays. >> we can use this throughout november, december, january, people love the meat, it's the most expensive thing on the tray. >> having a hard month, it helps out with me not -- you know -- not having to cook for -- if i don't have enough food
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